Termini Imerese Cathedral

Termini Imerese, Italy

Duomo di San Nicola di Bari in Termini Imerese originates from the Norman age, but the current building was erected in 1604 by Antonio Spadafora. It was completed in the late 17th century. Today it has an classical-style structure with three aisles and a beautiful bell tower.

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Founded: 1604
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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salvatore rossitto (13 months ago)
Very welcoming people live there
PIETRO GAMBINO (2 years ago)
Because the Termini Imerese cathedral is worth a visit, it is really worth the trouble, great and visitable.
Francesco Paolo Baiamonte (2 years ago)
Well preserved place of worship in a beautiful location next to the city lookout with a fabulous walk
Maurizio Sclafani (2 years ago)
A beautiful place of Catholic worship
zhou Daniele (5 years ago)
Nice
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